Advanced Hard Surface Repair & Care Course

A cutting edge course in cleaning, repair and sales for hard surface services

About this Event

The IICRC, Stone Edge Training and Mikey’s Fest are proud to bring to you a revolutionary new course for the floor care industry

Learn the very latest techniques on how to deal with TODAY’S modern surfaces and more importantly, how to present and sell these services

Instructors Bryan Thomson & Mike Pailliotet

With carpet in homes and businesses becoming increasingly less popular, NOW IS THE TIME to prepare your company to situate itself as a full service floor care provider.

 Tuscany Suites & Casino is our group hotel but no group rate is available, book now at an average of just $89 per night plus resort fees.

Upteen thousands of Dollars in Value for just $750 per person!

Subjects demonstrated and practiced by students:

• Wood floor cleaning, low moisture and extraction methods

• Vinyl floor cleaning, plank and sheet

• Stone and Ceramic floor tile cleaning

• Stone Counter-top cleaning, restoration, chip repair and sealing

• Grout repair, fortified, epoxy and flexible products, color matching techniques

• Back Splash, Sink and Base Board joint removal and repair

• Grout Color Seal, application and removal

• Topical Floor Finishes, application and removal

• On-site Area Rug Cleaning

We will have a variety of demonstration work stations featuring mock set ups, such as counter to back-splash, bath tub to wall, bottom mount sink to counter-top, floor to tile base board, floor to wood baseboard, vertical shower wall to vertical shower wall, etc. Students will be trained on how to use caulking guns and syringes, various grout types, silicones, epoxies etc with removal and installation both being demonstrated

All subjects will be demonstrated and practiced on first hand at the IICRC Global Resource Center. Two jam packed days training followed by a real-world application of your new found skills at the Las Vegas Ronald McDonald House on day three.

Special Guest sponsors/trainers:

Reg Rogers @ Carpet Cleaner America

Mark Saiger @ Harvard Chemical

Charles Heaberlin @Trinity Renewal Systems

Rob Fairfield @ Stone Pro

Jason Pettinato @ Super Grout Additive


Side note, The Experience Convention and Trade Show starts the following day. The IICRC will be sponsoring a Mikey’s Board style Charity Raffle at the event with many great prizes benefiting RMHC so plan your trip to Las Vegas accordingly!

Speakers and Instructors
Owner of Stone Edge Training and a natural born educator, has worked for Turbo Force International, Legend Brands and US Products as a trainer and salesman. He currently runs his own high end stone and tile restoration company in Phoenix Arizona .
Still in the trenches cleaning floors and furnishings since 1986, Mike Pailliotet has worked for coupon companies, large franchise and currently owns and operates two locations in northern California and Nevada.
Rob Fairfield Is the Director of Training and Technical Sales for the Miramonte Group based in Anaheim, CA. For more than twenty years Rob has taught natural stone, quartz, concrete and terrazzo maintenance, repair and restoration
Owner of Super Grout Additive
30 year tile installing veteran and inventor of Super Grout Additive.
Owner of Carpet Cleaner America
Hailing from Spartanburg, South Carolina, Reg Rogers of Carpet Cleaner America has been in the carpet cleaning world since 1994.
Owner of Saiger Steam Clean LLC
Mark Saiger has been around the cleaning and restoration industry most of his life. He is a “Third Generation” cleaning specialist busy training their 4th and 5th generation of cleaners.
Charles Heaberlin from TRS will be on hand to demonstrate and help you learn how to operate the Phoenix MX, an Oscillating Pad machine that cleans quickly and very effectively cleans Wood, all the new vinyl products, Brick, Concrete, Carpet, Rugs and polishes stone too!
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    Tuscany Casino


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    Nearly half the value of this course will take place at the amazing Italian restaurant and over libations at night!